Edith Hornung

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The onset for rectal cancer is often revealed by one of its complications. With lower frequency, for the rectum below peritoneal reflexion, the perforative-suppurative onset is possible. We wish to expose a 64 years old woman's case, presenting with Fournier's gangrene as a unique sign of a lower rectal adenocarcinoma. Diabetes mellitus determined the(More)
A 7 1/2-year-old left-handed boy developed partial complex seizures with a left temporal electroencephalographic focus, together with prolonged, isolated deterioration of speech. Seizures stopped completely with anticonvulsant therapy and speech quickly returned to normal. Quantitative analysis of speech production and the language examination when the(More)
Visceral Leishmaniasis is a multi-organic parasitic disease caused by an intracellular protozoon named Leishmania Donovani; the mean signs are: weight loss, cough, fever, hepatosplenomegaly, adenopathy and cutaneous lesions; death without treatment is the rule. The main treatment is a conservative one. Surgical treatment is necessary for complications,(More)
CSD is a well recognised cause of cervical lymphadenopathy, and parotid involvement occurs in 3 per cent of cases. Parotid lymphadenopathy is usually asymptomatic or tender but acute parotid pain treated successfully by surgery is previously undescribed. In our case excision of the primary lesion with parotid biopsy provided an immediate diagnosis and(More)
UNLABELLED Giant condyloma acuminatum, also known as Buschke-Löwenstein tumor (BLT) is a very rare sexually transmitted disease that affects the ano-genital region. BLT is a slow growing cauliflower-like tumor, but unlike simple condyloma, it is locally aggressive and destructive, malignant transformation occuring in 40-60% of cases. We present a case of(More)
Anal fistula is a frequent disease, but complex fistulae are relatively uncommon. The treatment for this pathology remains debated all over the world, and in cases of complex fistulae represents a challenge. We present a 55 years old male, operated more than 40 times in the last 15 years for perianal recurrent fistulas and abscesses. The fistula has had a(More)
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